Please read the Terms and Conditions very carefully. They outline the terms under which Erik’s Adventures, LLC tours and Marathon Expeditions will operate and they limit our liabilities. These booking conditions will form part of your contract with Eriks Adventures LLC and Marathon Expeditions, located at 6901 High Point Rd, Arena, WI 53503. Different terms and conditions may apply between you and any one of the hotels, car rental companies, cruise companies, trains, and airlines, etc. associated with your itinerary.
RESERVATIONS, DEPOSITS & FINAL PAYMENTS:
Your $650pp deposit has been paid in full. The remaining balance of the trip must be
received no later than November 1, 2019. If a new reservation is made after November 1,
2019, full payment is due at the time of confirmation of services (subject to available
space at that time of booking).
CANCELLATION AND IMPORTANT DATES:
All cancellations and refund requests
must be made in writing (email is accepted).
Cancellation Penalty Schedule:
Prior to July 1, 2018: $250 per person
June 1 - November 1, 2019: $650 per person
After November 1, 2019: 100% of the Tour Package
*Travel protection is highly recommended.
After November 1, 2019, no refund can be made for any tour accommodations, tour services or tour feature that you do not utilize. If you should cancel while the tour is in
progress no refund will be made for unused portions.
TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN:
We very strongly recommend that you take a travel
protection policy should there be any unforeseen circumstances, which may lead to the cancellation of your tour. Marathon Expeditions can assist with travel protection. Please check with us at the time of booking, and before making your final payment. We work
with a very reputable insurance company.
It is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure that all of his or her visa and passport requirements are met. All participants must be in possession of a
passport valid for at least six months beyond the re-entry date into the United States or
Canada with two or more blank pages. Visas and necessary vaccinations may be
required for some or all of the countries visited on your tour. Please check the visa requirements at the time of booking. As of 1/31 USA Citizens do not need a Visa for
Health regulations for some countries visited on your tour
may require proof of inoculations and/or vaccination certificate; such certificate should be in your possession throughout the entire tour. It is our recommendation that you consult your personal physician or Passport Health via the web at
in regards to your itinerary and required inoculations.
Erik’s Adventures, LLC and Marathon Expeditions will not be held liable if you do not have proper vaccinations/inoculations (ie yellow fever certificate if required for entry or reentry).
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS:
Erik’s Adventures, LLC and Marathon Expeditions (when
deemed necessary) reserves the right to: (1) cancel any itinerary or any part of it (2)
make any alteration to the itinerary including but not limited to, alteration to substitution
of hotels, campsites, daily hiking plans, etc (3) Erik’s Adventures and Marathon
Expeditions reserve the right to alter the itinerary if necessary due to safety concerns,
circumstances outside its control (i.e. worker strikes, bad weather, government issues,
road closures, dangerous trail conditions, etc.). (4) We retain the right to decline to
accept to retain any person as a tour passenger should such person’s health, mental or
physical condition, in the sole opinion of Erik’s Adventures, LLC and Marathon
Expeditions impede the operation of the tour for the other passengers. Tour members
are held responsible for being in sufficiently good health to undertake the tour. If a
a passenger is asked to leave while the tour is in progress, that person will be responsible
for charges incurred on account of such departure from the tour and/or their return to
RESPONSIBILITY – LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
Erik’s Adventures, LLC and
Marathon Expeditions and their associates act only as agents for the owners and contractors providing means of transportation and other related services and shall not
be or become liable or responsible in any way in connection with such means of transportation or other services, or for any loss, injury or damage to or in respect of any person or property howsoever caused or arising. Erik’s Adventures, LLC and Marathon Expeditions does not control the operations of these agents and as a result CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR OTHER CLAIM which may occur as the result of any and/or all of the following (1) the wrongful, the negligent or arbitrary acts or omissions on the part of the independent supplier, agent, its employees or others who are not under the direct control or supervision of Erik’s Adventures, LLC and Marathon Expeditions (2) defects or failures of any vessel,
aircraft, vehicle or other instrumentality which is under the control of an independent supplier; or (3) loss, injury or damage to person, property or otherwise, resulting directly or indirectly from any Acts God, dangers incident to the sea, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, or wars (whether declared or not), hostilities, civil
disturbances, strikes, riots, theist, pilferage, medical epidemics, quarantines or customs regulation, defaults, delays or cancellations or alterations in the itinerary
due to schedule changes, or from any causes beyond Erik’s Adventures, LLC and Marathon Expeditions control. (4) Further Erik’s Adventures, LLC and Marathon
Expeditions is not liable for any loss or damage resulting from insufficient or improperly issued passports, visas or other legal documents. (5) The Tour you are booking
involves some inherent dangers and risks associated with the activities (ie trekking and kayaking, boat rides, visiting remote areas) that make up parts of the tour, and that it potentially may be hazardous. By signing this document you expressly assume all known and unknown risks associated with this Tour, including but not limited to: loss of or damage to my property; injury (including death); and accidents. Erik’s Adventures and Marathon Expeditions is not liable for injury, sickness, or death that could happen on tour or as a result of participating on the tour or any activity within the tour. Certain activities carry a higher risk of injury than others and all participants entering into any activity do so on their own free and assume all risks. All coupons, vouchers, invoices, contracts, and tickets issued by Erik’s Adventures LLC
and Marathon Expeditions, are issued subject to the terms and conditions.
DISCLAIMER: Please note that the tour information shown in your final itinerary may
have changed by the time you actually travel. While every effort is being made to ensure the accuracy of the itinerary at the time of finalizing your tour, errors do
occasionally occur. You must, therefore, check all details of your chosen holiday arrangements, including price at the time the booking.
BY ENTERING MY NAME IN THE ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE FIELD, I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT
AND WAIVER AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT I AM GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE. I
ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I AM SIGNING THE AGREEMENT AND WAIVER FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY, AND INTEND BY MY ACCEPTANCE TO BE A COMPLETE AND
UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.
In addition, I am authorized to submit this form and the credit card information used to pay for the Patagonia National Parks Adventure Tour Package and that the information is true and correct. I further understand that a typed version of my name is being accepted as my original signature pursuant to the Federal Electronic Records and Signature Act.